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UK lags behind Europe as Tesla’s Model S electric car touches down

By Paul Nieuwenhuis, Cardiff University The Tesla Model S electric car arrives in the UK this week. On the face of it this appears just another car launch, but is in fact something closer to a revolution. The Tesla Model S is the first battery-electric luxury car to be sold…

Nissan tests using electric cars’ batteries to power tech center

Nissan Leafs Can Power Both Offices & Homes (via Clean Technica) Originally published on EV Obsession. You may have heard of the vehicle-to-grid (V2G) concept in which electric vehicles can supply their battery power to electricity grids during peak hours and other electricity shortages. Nissan recently decided…   [Image via Agence France-Presse]…

Solar and electric vehicles will kill industry dinosaurs

Several years ago, Tony Seba, an energy expert from Stanford University, published a book called Solar Trillions, predicting how solar technologies would redefine the world’s energy markets and create…  …

The impact of the electric car: infographic

Ever wondered what the impact of electric vehicle is so far? Well, wait no longer. An infograph recently released from vroomvroomvroom.ca shows some interesting numbers. In 2012, 62,400 electric vehicles were sold in the US, only 0.45% of cars sold. In 2011, 18,000 EV units left US auto dealer lots…  …

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